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HTMLManaging Employee Terminations Checklist
Kellianne T. Baranowsky, Hollis Gonerka Bart, John A. Farnsworth, Brooke A. Schneider; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 2, 2014
A thorough review of an employee’s personnel file, before making a decision to terminate, allows the employer to make an informed termination decision with managed risk. For example, what rights and obligations does the employer have under the employment documentation? Is there sufficient...

 

HTMLFCA MiFID II Conference Summary
Harvey Knight, Kirsten Lapham; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On 18 September, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) held a conference which addressed the agenda for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II. Among other key speakers, David Lawton, the FCAs director of markets, and Maggie Craig, acting head of savings and investments, talked about...

 

HTMLFCA MiFID II Conference Summary
Harvey Knight, Kirsten Lapham; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On 18 September, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) held a conference which addressed the agenda for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II. Among other key speakers, David Lawton, the FCAs director of markets, and Maggie Craig, acting head of savings and investments, talked about...

 

HTMLPhoenix Firms Rising Out of the Ashes of Health and Safety Cases
Anne Davies; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
This case is notable for the way in which the court approached the sentencing of a company and its director, where it appeared that a phoenix firm was likely to arise. It suggests a possible new approach from the court when dealing with so-called ‘phoenix’ firms in health and safety...

 

HTMLCharity Commission publishes operational compliance report into Southwark Muslim Women’s Association
Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
The Charity Commission published an Operational Monitoring Compliance Case into the Southwark Muslim Women’s Association after being made aware of an employee’s conviction for historic sexual offences against minors.

 

HTMLLandowners Liability For Falling Trees
Anne Davies, Venetia Taylor; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
This case involved a review of landowners’ liability for damage caused by trees falling on (or from) their land.

 

HTMLHSE51: Regulation of Health and Safety at Work
Anne Davies; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
The HSE has recently published a document (‘HSE51’) explaining the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities (LAs) to improve standards in health and safety performance.

 

HTMLNew EU Data Protection Rules
Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
If implemented, the EU’s proposals to reform data protection rules could have a serious impact on charity fundraising.

 

HTMLReaction to HSE Consultation on Safety Changes for Self-Employed
Anne Davies; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014
The consultation, which closed on 31 August 2014, sought views in connection with a government proposal to exempt self-employed persons from section 3(2) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA), except for those undertaking activities on a prescribed list. The move seeks to implement a...

 

HTMLCharity Commission Appeals to Upper Tribunal in Case of Ethiopian Orthodox Church Charity
Chris Priestley; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
The charity tribunal has given the Charity Commission permission to appeal to the upper tribunal in the case of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church St Mary of Debre Tsion.

 


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